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Billionaire Issa brothers buy fast food chain Leon

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Blackburn billionaire brothers Mohsin Issa and Zuber Issa, who own supermarket giant Asda, have bought the fast food chain Leon. The brothers’ petrol forecourt business...

Ocado eyes driverless deliveries with £10m investment in start-up Oxbotica

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Retail technology giant Ocado has said it will invest £10 million in driverless vehicle start-up Oxbotica and look at the potential for automated deliveries...

Deliveroo warns rapid growth set to wane as lockdown measures ease

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Deliveroo has said it expects the recent rapid growth in orders to wane as lockdown measures ease in the coming months. It comes after the...

Up to 1,200 jobs at risk as Asda plans to overhaul in-store bakeries

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Supermarket chain Asda has started consulting with more than 1,000 staff over its plans to overhaul its in-store bakeries. The company said that it was...

Tesco profits dive 20% despite surging grocery sales during pandemic

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Tesco has revealed that its profits tumbled by around a fifth over the past year after coronavirus costs of almost £900 million offset surging...

Just Eat orders soar 79% in three months amid lockdown takeaway boom

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Takeaway delivery giant Just Eat said order numbers soared by 79% over the past three months as lockdown measures sparked demand from housebound customers. The...
Egg-free cake retailer Cake Box has unveiled its latest results (Cake Box/PA)

Cake Box eyes 52 new stores as sales rise despite lockdowns

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Cake Box has said it is eyeing the opening of 52 new shops as it expects to deliver a jump in sales for the...

Tesco set to reveal higher sales after pandemic boom

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Tesco is expected to post rising sales as its supermarkets stayed open throughout the pandemic. However, the UK’s biggest grocer is also expected to reveal...

Morrisons to stop selling plastic carrier bags in shops

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Morrisons has said it will become the first UK supermarket to completely remove plastic carrier bags from its stores. The Bradford-based grocer said customers will...

Co-op repays furlough support but holds onto £66m of business rates relief

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The Co-op has said it will repay the Government £15.5 million it received in furlough support during the height of the pandemic but stopped...